listed events

listed events

sporting matches of enormous popularity which are reserved from exclusive coverage by commercial broadcasters so that people may watch certain special events on television. There are national and European rules. Examples are the British Steeplechase Grand National and the Tour de France.
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Tom Watson MP, Shadow Culture Secretary, responding to the addition of womens sport and the Paralympics to the listed events regime, said:
UNLESS ground conditions deteriorate significantly, Never No More should stamp his class on the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Legacy Stakes, one of three listed events on tomorrow's Irish Cesarewitch card in Navan.
He's won on the course and has won two Listed events - one against older horses and one against younger horses.
The governing bodies had challenged Britain's decision that all such games should be Listed Events, meaning that they must be shown on free-to-air channels such as the BBC and ITV.
Summary: Sports and Olympics minister Hugh Robertson deffers a decision on sport's listed events until the end of the digital switchover process.
A REVIEW of sport's 'listed events' will today recommend that World Cup and European Championship football qualifiers involving home nations should be screened on free-to-air television.
Grogan, MP for Selby, said in a parliamentary debate: "I wish to warn the House and, indeed, football supporters up and down the country, that FIFA has made it perfectly clear to ministers and the Football Association authorities that if we want to get the World Cup in 2018, we have to amend our listed events legislation and that we have to substantially de-list the World Cup."
Following a close-up fifth at Deauville last month, she has landed two Listed events on home soil, and her most recent victory over a mile at Bath was arguably her most impressive performance.
Individuals and teams of residents can preregister for listed events and use the preceding months to improve and perfect their skills.
Lord McIntosh of Haringey, a Government front-bench spokesman on culture issues in the Lords, made clear in his answer that all 64 matches were classed as 'listed events' under the 1996 Broadcasting Act.
Start Sport Event 8am Basketball Korea women - Winnus v Woori Bank Hansae 8.30am Football Australia - Gold Coast United v Brisbane Roar 12.25pm Indoor football Wolfurter Hallenmasters 2pm Football Belgium - Club Brugge v Zulte Waregem 4pm Ice Hockey Dynamo Minsk v Atlant Moscow Region 5pm Football Belgium - KV Kortirjk v Stardard Liege 5.30pm Handball Germany - Gummersbach v THW Kiel 7.15pm Handball Bundesliga - Fuechse Berlin v MT Melsungen 7.30pm Football Belgium - Genk v Cercle Brugge 7.30pm Volleyball Italy - M Roma v Copra Elior Piacenza The listed events can be streamed live via the websites of: Bet365, Betfair, Hills, Paddy Power & Unibet
CRICKET'S governing body acted with anger yesterday after a review of sport's "listed events" recommended the England cricket team's home Ashes Tests should in future be screened on free-to-air television.